WIFI MAY INTERACT WITH SIGNALING PATHWAYS IN THE BRAIN, WITH IRREVERSIBLE EFFECTS

A recent study reviewed evidence from 23 controlled scientific studies to determine once and for all, whether WiFi has a detrimental...

MATERNAL AGE HAS NO EFFECT ON IVF SUCCESS, CONCLUDE RESEARCHERS

Researchers have shown that maternal age may not influence the implantation potential of embryos in IVF or the likelihood of miscarriage.

 
 
 

NEW STUDY CALLS HEALTHINESS OF EGGS INTO QUESTION

Victor W. Zhong and colleagues have published a study showing that the consumption of eggs is associated with an increased risk of...

SCIENTISTS REVIVE PIG BRAIN CELLS FOUR HOURS AFTER DEATH, PROVIDING HOPE FOR STROKE PATIENTS

In a breakthrough research study, scientists at Yale University have restored cellular activity in the brains of dead pigs.

 
 
 

NEW TOOL PROVIDES A STANDARD WAY TO MEASURE EFFECTS OF CARING FOR SURVIVORS OF TBI

A traumatic brain injury happens in an instant: a battlefield blast, a car crash, a bad fall. But the effects can last a lifetime -...

RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS FOR SEVERE INFECTION AFTER KNEE REPLACEMENT

In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS ENTER RESEARCH COLLABORATION TO FIND A CURE FOR CANCER

Cancer is a disease that afflicts an alarming number of people, with one in two being diagnosed with a type of cancer during their...

A COMPREHENSIVE, CENTRALIZED DATABASE OF BOVINE MILK COMPOUNDS

Milk is a staple of the human diet, full of key nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, fats, and vitamins. Cow's milk in particular...

 
 
 

CERVICAL CANCER SUBTYPE INCREASING IN SEVERAL SUBPOPULATIONS OF WOMEN

A new study reports that a type of cervical cancer that is less amenable to Pap testing is increasing in several subpopulations of...

NEW ADHESIVE PATCH COULD HELP REDUCE POST-HEART ATTACK MUSCLE DAMAGE

Researchers have designed a new type of adhesive patch that can be placed directly on the heart and may one day help to reduce the...

 
 
 

IMPROPER INHALER USE COMMON IN CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA

In the first study to evaluate inhaler technique in children hospitalized for asthma - the group at highest risk for complications...

STUDY: ONE IN FIVE CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUFFER FROM A MENTAL DISORDER

One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental disorder, but less than one-third have had contact with a mental health...

 
 
 

STUDY IDENTIFIES HOW ENTEROCOCCI BACTERIA CAUSE ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BLOODSTREAM INFECTIONS

A new study led by a research team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School describes how bacteria adapted to the...

HICKENLOOPER EXPANDED MEDICAID, CREATED STATE-RUN MARKETPLACE TO INSURE NEARLY ALL COLORADANS

Former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is a rare breed in the 2020 presidential race - he's running as a moderate.

 
 
 

HPV-NEGATIVE CERVICAL CANCERS ARE MORE AGGRESSIVE WITH WORSE PROGNOSIS

Cervical cancer negative for the human papilloma virus is rare but more aggressive: it is more frequently diagnosed at advanced stages,...

NEW BANDAGE-LIKE BIOSENSOR COLLECTS AND ANALYZES SWEAT

Like other biofluids, sweat contains a wealth of information about what's going on inside the body. However, collecting the fluid for...

 
 
 

CBD COULD HELP SLIP MEDICATIONS INTO THE BRAIN

Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, is being touted as beneficial for many health conditions, ranging from anxiety...

EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAMS PROVIDE LITTLE HEALTH BENEFITS

A new study suggests that employee wellness programs do not actually improve health outcomes for workers or reduce the amount of money...

 
 
 

MEN WHO HAVE A RESTING HEART RATE OF 75 BPM ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO DIE EARLY

Having a resting heart rate of 75 beats per minute during middle-age may double the risk for early death, according to new research.

VICTIMS OF BULLYING HAVE GREATER CHANCES OF MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, UNEMPLOYMENT IN LATER LIFE

Victims of bullying in secondary school have dramatically increased chances of mental health problems and unemployment in later life.

 
 
 



Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Battling Depression During ‘Game of Thrones'

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Battling Depression During ‘Game of Thrones'

Sophie Turner says she cried while getting out of bed on days when her depression hit her hardest Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner is opening up about her mental health... Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus from her donor 

Rima Manomaitis, 29, from Pepperell, Massachusetts, received a double lung transplant in May 2017 to treat her cystic fibrosis, only to learn her donor had a dormant virus that... Read more ...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic'...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic' baked into them

Mondelēz Global recalled 13-ounce packs of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after customers found 'an unexpected solidified ingredient' and experienced choking and even dental injuries. Read more ...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are conscious and aware, horrifying new science study reveals

If you're an organ donor, you might have chosen that status out of a sense of goodwill, thinking that medical personnel don't harvest your organs until after you're dead and... Read more ...

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Only 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy, which are sold nationwide, are part of the recall. Read more ...